Terms of Use

Agreement Between User and MPLC

Effective as of March 13, 2018

Motion Picture Licensing Corporation (“MPLC”) is a video licensing service offering a selection of copyrighted motion pictures and other audiovisual programs that are intended for personal, private use only (hereinafter referred to as “Videos”).  MPLC issues an annual Umbrella Licence® that permits use of Videos from any of MPLC’s 1,000 plus motion picture studios and producers.

 

ACCEPTANCE OF TERMS OF USE

Your access to and continued use of this website constitutes Your acceptance, without limitation, of these Terms of Use which include our Privacy Policy (http://www.mplcuk.com/Privacy) and any end user licence agreement that might accompany the applicable Service. If you do not agree to these Terms of Use, do not use the MPLC service.

The MPLC website shall be defined herein to include all mplc.org and all other web pages operated by MPLC. As referenced herein, “we”, "us" or "our" includes MPLC, and “you” or “your” includes the user. The following describes the Terms of Use on which we offer you the information, services and products on our website and related web pages (collectively, the "Services"). Questions or notices concerning these Terms of Use should be addressed to us through the “Contact MPLC” form found on our website.

 

CHANGE TO TERMS OF USE

We reserve the right to modify, amend or restate the Terms of Use, including the Privacy Policy, from time to time and with or without prior notice, to describe updates or improvements in how the Services work, to reflect changes in the law and/or for a variety of other reasons. Such revisions are in our discretion and shall be effective immediately.

 

USE OF THIS WEBSITE

You represent that you have read and agree to be bound by the Terms of Use. You further agree to comply with U.K. or other applicable law regarding the transmission of any information obtained from the Services in accordance with the Terms of Use, not to use the Services for illegal purposes, and not to interfere or disrupt the networks connected to the Services.

You agree to use the Services solely for your own non-commercial use and benefit.

You agree to promptly notify us upon becoming aware of any unauthorised access or use of the Services by any party or any claim that the Services infringes upon any copyright, trademark or other contractual, statutory or common law rights.

MPLC reserves the right at any time and from time to time to modify or discontinue, temporarily or permanently, the Service (or any part thereof) with or without notice.  You agree that MPLC shall not be liable to you or to any third party for any modification, suspension or discontinuance of the Service.

 

INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY

This website contains material which is derived in whole or in part from materials supplied by us and various other sources. This website, including but not limited to its text, logos, content, photographs, and graphics ("Intellectual Property"), is protected by copyrights, service marks, international treaties and/or other proprietary rights and laws of the U.S. and other countries. The Intellectual Property is also protected as a collective work or compilation under U.S. copyright and other laws and treaties. You agree to abide by all applicable copyright and other laws, as well as any additional copyright notices or restrictions contained in the Services.

You may download material from the Service and/or make one print copy for your own personal non-commercial use, provided you retain all copyright and other proprietary notices.  If you would like to make copies and/or distribute certain information, please contact us. 

You may not use any of our trademarks, trade names or service marks in any manner which creates the impression that such names and marks belong to or are associated with you or are used with our consent, and you acknowledge that you have no ownership rights in and to any of the names and marks.

 

NO LICENCE GRANTED

Subject to these Terms of Use, MPLC hereby grants to you a non-exclusive limited licence to use the Services, including accessing and viewing the Videos on a streaming-only basis for personal, non-commercial purposes as set forth in these Terms of Use. You acquire absolutely no rights or licences in or to the Services and materials contained herein other than the limited right to utilise the Services in accordance with the Terms of Use. Should you choose to download content from the Services, you must do so in accordance with the Terms of Use. Such download is licensed to you by us only for your own personal, non-commercial use in accordance with the Terms of Use and does not transfer any other rights to you.

You agree not to reproduce, duplicate, copy, sell, trade, resell or exploit for any commercial purposes, any portion of the Service, include use of and access to the Service.

 

RIGHTS RESERVED

All present and future rights in and to the Intellectual Property and other proprietary rights of ours of any type under the laws of any governmental authority, domestic or foreign, including rights in and to all applications and registrations relating to the Services shall, as between you and MPLC, at all times be and remain the sole and exclusive property of MPLC. All present and future rights in and title to the Services (including the right to exploit the Services and any portions of the Services over any present or future technology) are reserved to us for our exclusive use. Except as specifically permitted by the Terms of Use, you may not copy or make any use of the Services or any portion thereof.

 

ACCURACY DISCLAIMER

We do not warrant or guarantee the accuracy, quality, completeness, currency, or validity of any information on the website or linked from the website. All information contained on this website has been obtained from sources believed by us to be accurate and reliable.

The material provided on this website could include technical inaccuracies or typographical errors and the website may be subject to periods of interruption. We may make changes or improvements at any time. 

The Services are made available to you on an “as is” basis.  We disclaim and do not accept any liability to you in respect of the Services.

 

GENERAL DISCLAIMER

We are not responsible for any direct, indirect, incidental, consequential or any other damages arising out of or in connection with the use of this website or linked sites, or in reliance on the information available on the website or linked sites. This includes any personal injury, business interruption, loss of use, lost data, lost profits, or any other pecuniary loss, whether in an action of contract, negligence, or other tortuous action, even if We have been informed of the possibility.  Our total liability to you for all losses, damages, and causes of action (in contract, tort (including without limitation, negligence, or otherwise) will not exceed the amount you paid to us to access the Services.

 

STATUTE OF LIMITATIONS

You agree that regardless of any statute or law to the contrary, any claim or cause of action arising out of or related to use of the Service must be filed within one (1) year after such claim or cause of action arose or be forever barred.

 

INDEMNIFICATION

You agree, to the extent permitted by applicable law, to indemnify and hold us, our officers, directors, owners, agents and employees harmless from any claim or demand, including reasonable attorneys' fees, made by any third party due to or arising out of your use of the Services, in violation of these Terms of Use by you, or the infringement by you, or other user of the Services using your computer, of any Intellectual Property or other right of any person or entity. We reserve the right to assume the exclusive defence and control of any matter otherwise subject to indemnification by you.

 

LINKS

The Services display links to other websites that are not owned or maintained by us. The inclusion of a link to such website does not imply endorsement by us. Viewing of any website linked to the services is at your own risk.

The Service may provide, or third parties may provide, links to other World Wide Web sites or resources. Because we have no control over such sites and resources, you acknowledge and agree that MPLC is not responsible for the availability of such external sites or resources, and does not endorse and is not responsible or liable for any content, advertising, products, or other materials on or available from any such sites or resources. You further acknowledge and agree that we shall not be responsible or liable, directly or indirectly, for any damage or loss caused or alleged to be caused by or in connection with use of or reliance on any such content, goods or services available on or through any such site or resource. When you click on a link within the Services, we will not warn you that you have left the Services and are subject to the terms and conditions, including privacy policies, of another website or destination. These Terms of Use do not govern your use of another website or destination and you should read their terms of use and privacy policy before you provide any information or engage in any transactions.

 

POLICIES CONCERNING CLAIMS OF INFRINGEMENT 

It is our policy to respond expeditiously upon receiving notice of claimed intellectual property infringement. We will promptly process and investigate notices of alleged infringement and will take appropriate actions under the Digital Millennium Copyright Act and other applicable intellectual property laws.

All notices of copyright infringement should be sent to us at help@mplcuk.com.

Notices of copyright infringement should contain the following information:

  • A physical or electronic signature of a person authorised to act on behalf of the copyright owner that is allegedly infringed.
  • Identification of the copyrighted work claimed to have been infringed.
  • Identification of the material that is claimed to be infringing or to be the subject of infringing activity and information reasonably sufficient to permit us to locate the material.
  • The address, telephone number, or email address of the complaining party.
  • A statement that the complaining party has a good faith belief that use of the material in the manner complained of is not authorised by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law.
  • A statement, under penalty of perjury, that the information in the notification is accurate, and that the complaining party is authorised to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed. We reserve the right to remove and/or disable access from the Service to web pages of repeat infringers and reserve the right to terminate all account holders and subscribers who are repeat infringers of intellectual property laws.

 

ACCESS OUTSIDE THE UNITED KINGDOM

We make no representation that the materials provided at this website are appropriate or available for use in locations outside of the United Kingdom, its territories and possessions. If you use the Services from other locations, you are responsible for compliance with applicable local laws.

MPLC may link to web sites operated by MPLC affiliates outside the United Kingdom.  You are responsible for compliance with applicable local laws when using those sites.

 

AGE LIMITATIONS

The Services are not intended to be used by children without the approval of a parent or guardian.  If you are under the age of 16, you are not permitted to register with MPLC or provide your personal information.  If you are at least 16 and under 18 years of age (or under the age of majority in your state or country of residence), you may register with MPLC only if you have obtained the consent of your parent or guardian, including their consent to these Terms of Use on your behalf.

 

USE OF PERSONAL INFORMATION

For information about MPLC’s policies and practices regarding the collection and use of your information, please read the Privacy Policy available at mplcuk.com/privacy. By agreeing to these Terms of Use, you agree that your use of the Services is governed by the Privacy Policy in effect at the time of your use.

 

MISCELLANEOUS

These Terms of Use will be governed and be interpreted pursuant to the laws of the United Kingdom, notwithstanding any principles of conflicts of law and you hereby consent to the jurisdiction of such courts. If any part of these Terms of Use is unlawful, void, or unenforceable, that part will be deemed severable and will not affect the validity and enforceability of any remaining provisions.